From Global Markets 7:40 am
The Australian share market closed in the red for a sixth consecutive session today, weighed down by a weak offshore lead and downbeat day across the Asian region.
From Economy 5:16 am
The BSE Sensex and the Nifty fall 0.8 percent each as profit-taking and caution continue for a third day after the record highs hit on Monday.
From Economy 4:48 am
China's most expensive priced carbon market is set to launch on Dec 16 in the southern province of Guangdong.
From Global Markets 4:14 am
Asian shares slipped to a 2-1/2 month low on Thursday on heightened expectations the Federal Reserve may act sooner than later to unwind its stimulus after a provisional budget deal in Washington eased some of the fiscal drag on the U.S. economy.
From Global Markets 3:27 am
After the US markets sold off again overnight it was good to see the Aussie market holding up well at the start of trade.
From Economy 3:14 am
New Zealand's population has now officially reached 4.5 million.
From Economy 1:33 am
Canada's government-owned postal agency on Wednesday announced the looming closure of its door-to-door home delivery over the next five years. But the country's senior citizens and disabled aren't happy about it.
From Global Markets 12:13 am
By Kathleen Brooks, Research Director UK EMEA, FOREX.comNot even a strong jobs report and signs that the US Congress has reached a Budget deal two months early can get the dollar moving.
From Global Markets 10:36 pm
By Greg PeelThe Dow fell 129 points or 0.8% while the S&P dropped 1.1% to 1782 and the Nasdaq lost 1.3%.
From Global Markets 11:46 pm
While the progress in the US budget negotiations is certainly a positive for sentiment, it seems the short-term reaction is some selling in equities on fears this strengthens the case for a rapid winding back in asset purchases. Data flow was limited with the Federal budget balance being the main release on the calendar and managed to come in ahead of estimates.